Take the time to observe the buds in spring, the ripening of fruit in summer, the coloring of leaves in autumn...


This english version of the book published in 2017 by the Tela Botanica association and researchers from the Observatoire des Saisons, invites readers to discover the seasonal rhythms of the flora around us and how these cycles are evolving in the context of climate change.


This phenological observation guide provides researchers, students, environmental professionals and the general public with the keys to observing the life cycles of 79 common plant species. It provides an insight into the complex science of phenology and its close links with the study of climate change.

With its high-quality photographs and watercolors, the book also introduces readers to the pleasure of observing plants in their daily lives, encouraging them to join participatory science programs such as the Observatoire des saisons.

>> Please visit our publisher's website and browse the book here.

Modification date : 21 December 2023 | Publication date : 01 March 2021 | Redactor : INRAE